The new Apple TV physically looks the same as the old version, but that’s where most of the similarities end. The new Apple TV is more powerful, and boasts 1080p output, and includes a completely redesigned UI with iCloud integration. If you have lots of movies, you can transfer the movies to the Apple TV and play on the big screen. In this page, we show you how to play WMV/FLV/AVI/TiVo/MKV on 1080p Apple TV 3 on Mac.
Though 1080p Apple TV 3 and the iTunes 10.6 enables to play 1080p video, it only support 1080p in H.264 format. And as the old version, Apple TV can only support playing videos in M4V, MP4, MOV format. You cannot import, stream and play MKV,AVI, WMV, FLV, WebM, AVCHD, MPG, DivX, and VOB on the Apple TV 3 no matter in SD or HD format. Thus, to play SD/HD videos on 1080p Apple TV 3 you have to consider the video format first.
Well, with the aPubsoft Mac Apple TV 3 Video Converter, you will on longer have any video playback trouble. The best Apple TV 3 Video Converter can help you to convert any SD/HD video WMV, FLV, MKV, AVI, TiVo, etc to Apple TV 3 video format MP4 on Mac OS X (Mountain) Lion with less quality loss. What’s more, if you have a large video file and wanna split it into some small files, this Mac Video Converter for 1080p Apple TV can also do you a favor. Now follow the step-by-step guide.
Guide: Convert/Sync WMV/FLV/AVI/TiVo/MKV to 1080p Apple TV 3 on Mac
Step 1: Import WMV/FLV/AVI/TiVo/MKV files to the Mac Apple TV 3 Video Converter.
Launch the best Mac Apple TV 3 Video Converter. Click the button “File” to add video files to it. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
1. If you have several video files and wanna combine/merge several video files for the Apple TV 3, you just need to select all files and click “Merge”.
2. If you want to split large video files for ATV3, just click the “Video Split” button.
Step 2: Select an output format for Apple TV 3 and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “HD video > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” which is the compatible format for Apple TV 3. You can also choose the format from the “Apple TV” sublist, which are all compatible for 1080p Apple TV. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface to optimize the output file quality.
Tip: Best video settings for Apple TV3:
If your source video is in 1080p, you can set the Video Size as 1920*1080, Audio codec as ac3, Audio Channels as 5.1 Channel to watch movie on Apple TV 3 with full HD 1080p resolution with AC3 5.1 sound.
Step 4: Start converting WMV/FLV/AVI/TiVo/MKV to 1080p Apple TV 3 on Mac.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert WMV/FLV/AVI/TiVo/MKV to Apple TV 3 on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
Once the conversion is done, you will be able to get the output files for the Apple TV 3 via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can sync WMV/FLV/AVI/TiVo/MKV to Apple TV 3 on Mac via iTunes 10.6 easily.
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